SLSGB Surf Coach Safety

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  • 3 days

  • Up to 10 people
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    Churchstow, GB

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    This is a 3 day activity

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    £285.00
    / adult
  • Description

    This course provides you with the minimum recognised standard qualification for those undertaking surf coaching and instruction activities.

    It is giving the necessary skills and knowledge to provide rescue response and life support in order to demonstrate a level of competence for the safety of participants under instruction.

    Price includes : lifeguard and first aid manuals, examination fees, access to the Coast to Coast online learning platform.

    Minimum age : 16 yrs

    Validity: 24 months from assessment, then 12 month annual proficiency (as long as validity has not lapsed)

    Pre-requisites :

    -You need to be able to complete the fitness test:

    1/100m run / 100m swim / 100m run

    2/200m timed swim in under 5 minutes in a pool or 5min30 in the sea

    -To do the course you will need to be a current member of SLSGB: follow the

    link to create or renew your SLSGB membership (+ £25): https://www.slsgb.org.uk/support-us/membership/


    JULY COURSE SCHEDULE

    THEORY

    -Online Zoom session: Monday 3rd July at 7:30pm

    PRACTICAL

    Tuesday 11th July, 9am - 5pm

    Wednesday 12th July, 9am - 5pm

    Thursday 13th July, 9am - 5pm

    Courses are taking place at the following locations:

    Challaborough beach (TQ7 4HU) for the beach and water work

    Churchstow village hall (TQ7 3RD) for the theory and first aid

    Quayside Leisure Centre (Kingsbridge) for the swim test

    Requirements

    Signed up paid member of SLSGB before the course start date.

    What to bring

    -Wetsuit - suitable for the activity and time of year

    -Packed lunch and own mug

    -Warm comfortable clothing suitable for indoor first aid scenarios

    Itinerary

    Award aims: applicable to those undertaking surf coaching and instruction activity and for surfboard hiring organisations. It aims to establish a minimum vocational standard that demonstrates a level of competence for the safety of participants under instruction during a coached surf activity session undertaken in primarily wading depth water and to establish the necessary skills and knowledge to provide basic rescue response and life support.

    Training and assessment process: Trained and assessed throughout the course by a SLSGB trainer assessor.

    Assessment:

    1. Online tests
    2. Physical fitness tests
    3. Water and beach based practical
    4. First aid scenarios
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